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Membranes

(noun) Plural form of membrane.

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Spontaneous formation of nuclear membrane

I have doubt regarding double membranes around nucleus. Single membrane structures may be formed spontaneously due to amphipathic nature phospholipids. But how double membrane architecture in nucleus form spontaneously after each cell division? ...

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by josem
Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:14 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Spontaneous formation of nuclear membrane
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Elastic cytoplasm film.

cytoplasm is liquid, so you cannot make it to form a membrane, unless you'd have two membranes holding the cytoplasm in between

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by JackBean
Tue May 13, 2014 4:50 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elastic cytoplasm film.
Replies: 4
Views: 1540

Re: Elastic cytoplasm film.

It sounds like a black lipid membrane system is the sort of system you are looking for. However, the membranes are fairly unstable, so I doubt you could set one up that would last for months. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model_lipid_bilayer

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by jonmoulton
Wed May 07, 2014 6:06 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elastic cytoplasm film.
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Views: 1540

A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... of natural immunity, the mechanism is the same one that prevents most viruses from causing disease in unrelated organisms - differences in cell membranes and/or cellular metabolism.

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by Cat
Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:49 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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Views: 4826

G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use

... mechanisms of antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) involve disturbances of the gut microflora and the direct effects of antibiotics on the mucous membranes. The rates of diarrhea associated with parenterally administered antibiotics, especially those with enterohepatic circulation, are similar ...

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by boron
Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:05 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use
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Views: 4284
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